How to fix common Twitch notification issues


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Twitch notification issues

The live streams on Twitch are dependent on notifications to bring avid followers to watch a certain content at a certain point of time. But, occasionally, Twitch notifications are not working.

Twitch users seemingly have a variety of notification issues and they are not coming through no matter what they try. Today, we’ll try and address all notification-related issues users encountered on Twitch.

Check below for the solutions to common issues.

How do I turn on notifications for Twitch?

1. Try using a different browser

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Sometimes changing the browser might help you fix this problem. Try using a different browser to log in to Twitch and change your settings.

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2. Twitch Live notifications not working

Make sure you enabled Live Notifications

  1. Open Twitch on the web.
  2. Click on your avatar in the top right corner and open Settings.
  3. Select Notifications > On Twitch.
  4. Make sure that Live notifications are enabled.notification settings Twitch notification issues
  5. Alternatively, you can try and disable the Smart notifications option.

Enable Live Notifications in Browser

  1. Navigate to Settings again.
  2. Choose Notifications.
  3. Under the Receive Browser Notifications for this Device section, click Turn On.recieve browser notifications for this device Twitch notification issues
  4. When the prompt appears, click Allow.

3. Twitch Push notifications not working

Reinstall the app

  1. In the Windows Search bar, type Control and open Control Panel.
  2. Choose Uninstall a program.
  3. Remove Twitch app.
  4. Navigate to the official Twitch download section, here.twitch download Twitch notifications not working
  5. Download and install Twitch again.
  6. Sign-in into the app and ensure all notifications are enabled.

Make sure Smart Notifications are disabled

  1. Open Twitch.
  2. Choose Settings.
  3. Select Notifications.
  4. Toggle the Smart Notifications off.smart notifications enable Twitch notifications not working

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4. Twitch Sub notification not showing

Clear browser‘s cache

  1. Press Shift + Control + Delete to bring the Clear Browsing Data windows.
  2. Select the Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data.
  3. Click on the Clear data button.clear browsing data chrome twitch sub notifications not working

Reset your browser (Chrome)

  1. Open your browser settings.
  2. Navigate to the bottom.
  3. Expand Advanced options and scroll to the bottom.
  4. Click Restore settings to their original defaults.
  5. Click Reset settings.reset settings Chrome twitch sub notifications not working

5. Twitch Resub notification not showing

Clear browser‘s cache

  1. Press Shift + Control + Delete to bring the Clear Browsing Data windows.
  2. Select the Cached images and files and Cookies and other site data.
  3. Click on the Clear data button.clear browsing data twitch sub notifications not working

Send ticket to Twitch

  1. Navigate to the Twitch Support, here.
  2. Enter your credentials and describe the issue.contact twitch Twitch resub notifications not working
  3. Send the ticket and wait for the response. Twitch Support is usually quite fast in resolving issues.

6. Twitch not sending email notifications

Re-enable email notifications

  1. Open Twitch.
  2. Open Twitch.
  3. Choose Settings.
  4. Select Notifications > By Email.all emails twitch Twitch not sending email notifications
  5. Toggle the All Emails option.

Re-set your email address

  1. Open Settings in Twitch.
  2. Choose Security and Privacy.
  3. Click on the edit pen on the right.
  4. Change your email address to an alternative address and verify it.change email address twitch Twitch not sending email notifications
  5. Get back and re-enter your old email address and verify that.
  6. Now, in your email client, ensure that Twitch emails aren’t under spam.

If you want to get desktop notifications from Twitch but there are none, check these steps to make it work.


7. Twitch notifications not working Android

Enable Notifications

  1. Open the Twitch app.
  2. Navigate to Settings > Notifications.
  3. Ensure that all Notifications for Mobile are enabled.
  4. Alternatively, you can go to phone settings, choose Apps & notifications, and locate the Twitch on the list of the installed apps.
  5. Open the Twitch from the list and select Notifications.show notifications android Twitch notification issues
  6. Check all the boxes. Also, ensure that Twitch has all the required permissions.

Reinstall the app

  1. In the Settings > Apps & notifications > All apps, select Twitch.
  2. Choose Uninstall.twitch options Twitch notification issues
  3. Navigate to the Play Store and install Twitch.
  4. Look for improvements.

8. Twitch notifications not working iOS

Enable Notifications

  1. Open Twitch.
  2. Open Settings > Notifications.enable notifications Twitch notification issues
  3. Make sure all notifications for mobile are enabled.

Reinstall the app

  1. On the home screen, hold the Twitch app and drag it up to uninstall it.
  2. Navigate to App Store and install Twitch again.
  3. Sign in with your credentials and look for improvements.notifications Twitch notification issues

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